Limerick – Railway Jetties Removal for Winter Period
Waterways Ireland wishes to advise masters and owners of vessels that the railway bridge waiting Jetties in Limerick have been removed for the winter months. The jetties will be reinstalled in March 2019.
Waterways Ireland thanks its customers for their cooperation.
P Harkin, Inspector of Navigation, 17 December 2018
Limerick – Entfernung der Railway Jetties für den Winterbetrieb Waterways Ireland möchte die Kapitäne und Schiffseigentümer darauf hinweisen, dass der Jettie an Eisenbahnbrücke, in Limerick, für die Wintermonate entfernt wurde. Die Anlegestellen werden im März 2019 wieder eingebaut.
Waterways Ireland wishes to advise all users that due to unforeseen emergency works being required, Custom House Quay jetties are temporarily closed.
It is anticipated that repair works should be completed within a few days.
Waterways Ireland regrets any inconvenience that this may cause its customers.
Marine Notice No 105 refers. Waterways Ireland wishes to advise that following survey of this section of the navigation greater siltation than expected has been noted.
The navigable channel on the approaches to the lock will now be marked with buoys. As this is a narrower channel than previously available masters are requested not to berth at the lead-in jetty and are advised also to make their approach to the lock in single file.
Please note the following revised times for lock operations which are subject to change.
Thursday 11th August
1pm to 4pm
Saturday 13th August
11am to 2pm
Thursday 18th August
9am to 12pm
Saturday 20th August
Thursday 25th August
Saturday 27th August
10am to 1pm
Thursday 1st September
Saturday 3rd September
10am to 1pm
Thursday 8th September
12pm to 3pm
Saturday 10th September
2pm to 5pm
The lock keeper can be contacted at the following number 087-7972998 only during the hours of operation as shown above when he will be in attendance to operate the lock.
Waterways Ireland wishes to advise masters and users of the Shannon Navigation that the Castleconnell Head of River rowing regatta will take place on Sat 31 Oct from 0800hrs until 1900hrs.
The course will be laid on Fri 30th Oct and removed on Sun 1st Nov.
Masters are advised to proceed at slow speed and with due caution and to take note of advice from course marshals when passing through the area.
Waterways Ireland takes this opportunity to thank its customers for their co-operation with these arrangements.
Charles Lawn, Inspector of Navigation, 29 Sep 2015